Just less than a week after returning to Israel from their first training camp, Maccabi Tel Aviv departed on Sunday for their second camp which will be held in the city of Mierlo, Holland.

Updates from the training camp in Holland can be found here on the Official Club Website, the App and all of the Club’s Social Media Networks.

In the video: Highlights from the first friendly

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The players held a morning training session ahead of the departure to Holland where they will play three friendlies in preparation for their first official match of the season against Bnei Yehuda in the Champions Cup.

On Tuesday July 9th at 19:00 Maccabi Tel Aviv will face Royale Union Saint-Gilloise, a club from the Belgium Second Division who finished last season in third place.

Then on July 11th at 20:00, Maccabi Tel Aviv will play Genk the Belgium title holders who won the league by just two points over Club Brugge. Genk is also preparing for the new campaign as they will be playing in the group stages of the Champions League.

Finally on Sunday July 14the at 19:00, Maccabi Tel Aviv will take on Sparta Rotterdam in the last friendly who were promoted to Holland’s first division after winning the second division playoff.

The following day the Club will travel back to Israel and continue their preparations for their contest against Bnei Yehuda. Following the Champions Cup, the Yellow & Blue will play the first leg of second round Champions League qualifying action away at either Astana in Kazakhstan or Cluj in Romania.